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Chateaux of the Loire.

Christopher Hibbert

Chateaux of the Loire.

by Christopher Hibbert

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Published by Reader"s Digest Association, Newsweek Books in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWonders of man
ContributionsReader"s Digest Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13741626M

The world-famous chateaux of the Loire attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. In this book, the photographer Robert Polidori has captured more than seventy of them in unique pictures. He depicts the Chateau of Blois in its imposing beauty, the original fortifications in Chinon and Angers, and the Magnificent Azay-le-Rideau. It goes without saying that the splendid Chambord is. Save on luxurious 5-star hotels in Chateaux de la Loire: Browse our selection of popular hotels & resorts in the region, all of them provide top-notch amenities. Book an .

2 Day Guided Trip to the Loire Valley Chateaux from Paris. 1 adult x ,00 € Cancellation fees: Free cancellation up to 3 calendar days before departure (Central European Time). Beyond that period, the following fees apply: 2 calendar days prior service: 50% of tour price (Central European Time) 1 calendar days prior service: % of tour /5(83). People come to the Loire Valley, just a few hours south of Paris, mostly to visit châteaux and enjoy Loire r you make a day trip from Paris or enjoy an extended stay in the region, you can visit a variety of châteaux.. So if there are so many, how do you choose? Here are some of the châteaux that are both most popular and, in our opinion, most interesting.

Hotel des Chateaux de la Loire is rated "Very Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(41). Châteaux of the Loire and Tuscan Gardens combined. Two sharing: £4, or £4, without Eurostar or the tour flights. Single occupancy: £5, or £4, without Eurostar or the tour flights. This includes the one-way flight from Paris to Florence (Air France), airport transfers and the extra accommodation at Hotel Villa Fiesole (1 night).


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Chateaux of the Loire by Christopher Hibbert Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Chateaux of the Loire Valley" is quite interesting and has some nice photos. It gives a lot of information on the most prominent chateaux of the region and their description along with the interesting bits of history.

The book also contains the map, chronology of the most important facts of French history and the genealogy of the French kings/5(27). The world-famous chateaux of the Loire attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. In this book, the photographer Robert Polidori has captured more than seventy of them in unique pictures.

He depicts the Chateau of Blois in its imposing beauty, the original fortifications in Chinon and Angers, and the Magnificent Azay-le-Rideau/5(35). "Chateaux of the Loire Valley" is quite interesting and has some nice photos. It gives a lot of information on the most prominent chateaux of the region and their description along with the interesting bits of history.

The book also contains the map, chronology of the most important facts of French history and the genealogy of the French kings/5(44). 52 rows  The Châteaux of the Loire Valley (French: Châteaux de la Loire) are part of the architectural Architectural style(s): French Renaissance architecture.

The Loire Valley of France, found between the towns of Tours and Blois, offers a fascinating landscape of vineyards, forests, gardens, and stately châteaux (singular château).Château is a general term used for any manor house but, historically, chateaux were used as anything from hunting lodges to residences for important people.

Explore all the Loire Valley Chateaux - Chateaux de la Loire - including Chateau de Chanonceau, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Chaumont, Chateau de Blois and 70 other stunning castles through interactive lists and maps in our travel and destination Guide on where of visit, stay and eat in the region.

Plan your trip using our custom Google map of the Loire Valley Chateau. Welcome to This website was designed for all the visitors of Loire Valley Châteaux who are looking for information and are planning a trip to the heart of France. It contains a list of more than a hundred châteaux, a selection of châteaux with the most famous French castles, a map and a selection of hotels, bed and.

Chateaux Of The Loire Valley book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The architectural heritage of the French kings is nowhe /5. View deals for VVF Villages "Les Châteaux de la Loire" Amboise. Château-Gaillard is minutes away. WiFi and parking are free, and this holiday park also features Location: Rue Rouget de lIsle, Amboise.

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A land of pleasure for the senses and the soul, the Loire Valley has hosted the lives and loves of the kings of France and inspired artists as diverse as Rabelais and Balzac. Still today, strolling the gardens of Chambord Castle, one can imagine François I greeting Emperor Charles V on these very paths with a bevy of young girls dressed as.

Chateaux de la Loire is a walkable location known for its historical sites. Enjoy the cafés and wineries or perhaps you'll want to book a local tour during your stay.

Learn about the local heritage of Chateaux de la Loire at top landmarks like Chateau de Villandry and Château-Gaillard. A guide to visiting our France expert's 12 favourite chateaux in the Loire Valley, France, including information on their gardens and history, entry prices and contact details, and how to avoid Author: Anthony Peregrine.

On the Wine Route and in the heart of the Loire châteaux region, Le Domaine des Hauts de Loire welcomes nature lovers seeking refuge into a haven of peace, characterised by a calm and warm atmosphere. A 4-star property with a 2 Michelin star-restaurant, this Relais & Châteaux property has become a real institution in the world of French tourism/5.

The sleepy wine village of Chitenay is ideally placed to visit many of the Loire’s finest chateaux. We particularly recommend picture-postcard Cheverny which has one of the region’s largest art collections including a permanent ’Secrets of Moulinsart’ exhibition, and also, just 3km further on, lovely little Chateau de Troussay with its rich furnishings collection, elaborately decorated 5/5(9).

Defensive Chateaux. Many of the earlier chateau have extensive fortifications and moat systems which provided additional security. These include Chateau du Moulin, Chateau du Plessis-Bourre, Chateau de Fougères sur Bièvre and Chateau de Chemery.

Inside these, you will find furniture and fittings that have often remain untouched from the Middle Ages, and present a real contrast to the.

A real gateway to the Loire Valley and its castles, Tours is a town of art and history. Our gentlemen siders are keen to show you its most unusual and unique places. Learn more about the tour Retro Classic. Discover Amboise, the childhood home of Charles VIII and the final resting place of Leonardo da Vinci.

The town is perched on the southern bank of the Loire and explore the magnificent 15th Century château overlooking the river.

Continue to Vouvray and enjoy a wine cellar tour of Château Gaudrelle in the heart of the Loire Valley. B, D. The Château de Chenonceau is a French château spanning the River Cher, near the small village of Chenonceaux in the Indre-et-Loire department of the Loire Valley in is one of the best-known châteaux of the Loire valley.

The estate of Chenonceau is first mentioned in writing in the 11th century. The current château was built in – on the foundations of an old mill and was. Situated in the small village of Vernoil-le-Fourrier in the heart of the Loire Valley near Saumur this magnificent 19th Century Chateau was built in the romantic architectural style of the Louis-Philippe period, externally the Chateau is built in the bright tuffeau stone found in the area decorated with ornate sculptures, carvings and magnificent luminous windows, ‘oeil de boeuf’ and.

The Logis Hôtel des Chateaux de la Loire is located in the heart of Tours. It offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. The hotel has a bar and lounge area that is perfect for relaxing with a drink/10().Find the top-rated and best-reviewed tours and activities in Loire Valley Châteaux for From prices and availability to skip-the-line options and mobile tickets, get all the information you need to make the most of your trip to France/5().Loire Chateaux - - Rated 5 based on 4 Reviews "I heard about this travel agency from my cousin in Marseilles, France."5/5(4).